Don’t DIY Your Healthcare

Don’t DIY Your Healthcare

Don’t DIY Your Healthcare by Jill Becker, MD Since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Massachusetts I’ve found that many people have taken to “DIY-ing” (do it yourself-ing) their own medical care – to their detriment. Oftentimes...
Cannabis Medicines Are Boring

Cannabis Medicines Are Boring

Cannabis medicines are boring.  There, I said it.  Sorry it’s not that exciting.  If you’ve fallen victim to all the hype going around about the vast array of cannabis products, you have my sympathy.  The misinformation is rampant. The...
What Is Cannabis Oil And How Do I Use It?

What Is Cannabis Oil And How Do I Use It?

Cannabis oil is a general term used to describe any liquid containing cannabinoids, which are types of medicine derived from the Cannabis Sativa plant. When someone refers to cannabis oil, they could be talking about a number of different products, ranging from...
Can Medical Marijuana Treat Interstitial Cystitis?

Can Medical Marijuana Treat Interstitial Cystitis?

Interstitial Cystitis is a chronic inflammatory condition of the urinary bladder characterized by pain or ache in the pelvic region. Those with interstitial cystitis (IC) know firsthand how uncomfortable the condition can be. The Interstitial Cystitis Association...